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Tips for Taking Wedding Photos Outside

Tips for Taking Wedding Photos Outside

Tips for Taking Wedding Photos Outside Dreamy pictures of couples in wheat fields at sunset flood the Internet as the latest wedding and engagement trend. Family farms and natural landscapes have become a popular backdrop for wedding photography. These photos are a...

Transitioning the Family Farm

Transitioning the Family Farm

Transitioning the Family Farm The family farm is alive and well in today’s agriculture community. Many future farmers will inherit the land that was cultivated by their father, their father’s father, and for many generations before that. The transition between...

Crop Creepy Crawlies

Crop Creepy Crawlies

Crop Creepy Crawlies Crop creepy crawlies From creepy crawlies to coyotes, there are plenty of animals that love to ruin your crops. Every year the pest prognosis is little different, but there are some repeat offenders that always top the list. It’s important to know...

Drought Withers Profits Without Crop Insurance

Drought Withers Profits Without Crop Insurance

Drought Withers Profits Without Crop Insurance When crops whither under the hot summer sun, farmers worry about their bank account drying up too. Droughts decrease yield and increase the risk of fire damage. Crop insurance helps you put out financial fires in your...

Birds and Planes Collide Over Cornfields

Birds and Planes Collide Over Cornfields

Birds and Planes Collide Over Cornfields It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a bird hitting a plane. Bird strike is the official terminology for when birds come in contact with an airplane. Dozens of collisions between birds and airplanes occur every day. These bird bumps...

GMOs Breed Controversy

GMOs Breed Controversy

GMOs breed Controversy Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are engineered in many different industries, but they’re surrounded by controversy when it comes to food and agriculture. GMOs begin in a laboratory when scientists alter their genetic makeup or transfer new...

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2

Farm-Bred Phrases Part 2 Farmers have their own lingo that has spread to everyday use. Last week we wrote about some popular farm phrases but there are quite a few that got left off the list. Here’s a second look at nine more popular idioms that have started on the...

Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight

Severe Weather Spotlight Severe weather can throw off a farmer’s planting season before it even begins. In the springtime, severe weather usually means high winds, pounding rains, large hail or powerful tornadoes. Other forms of severe weather include wildfires, dust...

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation

Dryland Farming Relies on Water Conservation Dryland agriculture is exactly what it sounds like. It’s a farming technique that cultivates crops without irrigation. Dry farming has been around for centuries, and farmers continue to build successful operations with...

 

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